BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- One child accidentally shot his brother in Brooklyn Park Monday night, police said.
The victim, a 9-year-old, was seriously injured but is expected to survive.
The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. on the 7500 block of Fremont Avenue North. Officers responded and provided aid before the injured child was taken to a hospital, police said. Police say the boy was conscious and alert when officers arrived.
According to police, the victim's 7-year-old brother located a loaded handgun inside the residence and was handling it when it discharged.
The shooting is being investigated.
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